A. Schulman Expands in Germany
A. Schulman Inc., Akron, Ohio, USA, international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds, composites, powders and resins, announced that it has expanded its existing compounding capacity by adding two new production lines at the Kerpen plant in Germany. In addition to the two twin screw extruders, the Company has invested in a fully automatic packaging line.
"The additional compounding capacity will address the continued growth in high-performance compounds," said Heinrich Lingnau, Senior Vice President and General Manager Europe, Middle East and Africa, A. Schulman. "With this investment A. Schulman is supporting the increasing customer demand for current and future developments in the automotive as well as electrical & electronics markets."
"This investment is indeed aligned with the expansion of our product portfolio, and in particular with the production of our new range of Ecotran PPS compounds," added Horst Klink, Vice President Engineering Plastics, EMEA. "In addition, it will increase our flexibility in production to better serve our customers with tailor-made specialty compounds."
A. Schulman GmbH & Co KG
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